Dear Tumbleweed users and hackers,
As is normal for openSUSE, we are somewhat ‘linked’ to the numbers ‘4’ and ‘2’ – so it can’t be a surprise that this week we released 4 snapshots – I’ll see if I can make up something for the ‘2’ as I go along 🙂
The snapshots considered for this review are 0526, 0529, 0530 and 0531 and there were quite some big expected things landing:
- KDE Appications 16.04.1 – it took longer than we wanted it to – but it’s there now
- Perl 5.24.0 – A few packages still fail to build, but it’s not ring packages. That can still mean that some of YOUR things need fixing. Report bugs!
- Linux Kernel 4.6.0 – Binary kernel modules, as usual, need to catch up. They are out of our control
And what is planned to be coming your way next?
- Linux Kernel 4.6.1 – because it’s ready
- QEmu 2.6.0
- LibreOffice 5.2.0
- GCC 6 as default compiler – It’s getting closer. At least openCV for ppc64 still needs a fix (as far as I’ve seen it was declared to be a GCC 6 bug) and LibreOffice 5.2.0 needs to be tested
That’s all for now – have a fun time ahead
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